Lapta Villa Rental Photos and Description
Sleeping up to 30 people, The Old Monastery is a beautiful Cypriot property lying on the lower slopes of the Kyrenia mountains in the village of Lapta. The property comprises 7 self-catered units within 4 houses, making it ideal for small or large groups, family reunions, retreats, birthdays etc. It has a private shared pool, large terraces, courtyard and gardens. Being a short distance from sandy beaches, it provides a wonderful location to rest and play in complete comfort and privacy.
When walking into the Old Monastery you are walking back into a time of historic charm. 100 year old cypress trees surround an accommodation of both comfort and relaxation. The villa has fully equipped kitchens in every unit should your group wish to eat separately but also ample space for dining as a group . The pool is at the center of the property and sun terraces and gardens provide lovely spots to laze and relax in the sun. The property is air conditioned and has wifi , as well as a hobby room and board and card games . Local restaurants and other amenities are nearby. Whether it is the charm of village life, a visit to The turtle beach or a round of golf at Korineum Golf & Country club. We are sure you will love your stay at The Old Monastery and find an abundance of things to do and see around the Island. Some tips to keep in mind are Orchids & wild flowers blossom in spring; turtle babies hatch in August; wild donkeys roam on the Karpaz peninsula.
- children welcome
Georgia &; Peter
This historic property, mentioned in the book "Bitter Lemons" by Laurence Durell, was designed by the late architect Mr Hubbard. Featured corners include two verandhas with open fireplace, a poets corner, a raised terrace overlooking the pool, a herb garden, fish pond, a draw well, a disused Turkish Hamam by the pool and many fruit trees.
There is an abundance of restaurants catering to all tastes, both locally and within short driving distance. Car rental can be booked in advance on-line or through us or upon arrival here. There is a minibus service from outside our gate to Girne, Nicosia and Famagusta. Scuba diving schools; para-gliding, hiking, horse riding, biking, tennis courts, water sports available suitable for art holidays, corpoorate team building holidays and retreats.
Please make your first contact (inquiry) by email. In response we shall mail our booking form and information-leaflet ( including car-hire; transfer prices; cancellation charges; where to change money; directions; check-in and out times etc.)